Detection of C-chlorophosphaethyne, ClC≡P, by microwave spectroscopy

T. John Dennis, Steven Firth, Harold W. Kroto*, David R.M. Walton, Chup Yew Mok

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C-Chlorophosphaethyne, ClC≡P, is produced by flow thermolysis of trichloromethylphosphonous dichloride, Cl3CPCl2, over zinc metal at 530°C, and is detected by microwave spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1430-1431
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


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